blindfolds will be furnished free and smelling salts supplied do not say you’ve not been warned or act out all surprised because these days especially are not like those of yore you’ll question your own sanity as you walk in the door for modern times are interesting and like the ancient curse to live in them can cause us pause and who knows? they could get worse.
wrap me up in silver foil and put the heat up high take my passions to the boil and put me in a pie curry me with flavours bold and sprinkle me with spice chill me well until i’m cold and my texture’s nice mould me into festive shapes and store me in a pot serve me with some seedless grapes and eat me whilst i’m hot.
bossanova traffic lights blinking green and red shimmy through the evening mist earworming my head before you cross another street be careful where you tread one false beat they’ll trip your feet and you’ll be knocked down dead
stick me in a Smarties tube and close it right up tight shake me till I’m dizzy done in rattled colours bright and covered all in chocolate sweet from toe to head and melted crispy candy shelled in purple, green and red.
gin palace breakfast bowl old fat Henry Tudor roll watching wooden tulips grow big red bus to Old Kent Road chandelier spiderthreads reminding me of Pier Head Mr Wimpey dropped down dead and slipped into the river cold somewhere in the heart of town a pair of yellow boots were found which stomped my nation underground with it all our future’s sold and so dear friends my song is done I’m off to sing another one before the inspiration’s gone or if the day grows old.
I hypnotized my cat with a banana it really wasn’t hard as you would feel he watched attentively as I procured it then sat there all amazed during the peel he doesn’t get this way when I have apples and peaches leave him feeling laissez-faire there is something mesmerizing ’bout bananas that stops him in his tracks and makes him purr.
I cannot get the razor in my wrinkles they’re far too deep to get a blade in there I remember when these crevices were dimples but back then I didn’t have the facial hair I guess I need to buy a pair of tweezers or Brazilian wax if that does not seem weird but whatever I decide it needs to be quite soon as I cannot walk around with wrinkle beards